Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Ayeyawady (Irrawaddy) Division >> Pathein (Bassein)
Pathein - situated in the Ayeyawady Delta about 190 km west of Yangon is the capital of the Ayeyarwady Division and the port of Pathein is noted for the taste of its speciality Pathein Halawar. It is well-known for its Pathein umbrella and pottery. Chaung-tha Beach is only 40 km west of Pathein. Since Ngwesaung beach is getting popular after Ngapali and due because of it closing distance from main capital Yangon, Pathein is becoming a gateway to this beautiful and untouched beach. see photos of Pathein

What to see in Pathein:

  • Pathein-htee (Traditional Umbrella made out of bamboo, wood & silk) Making & Painting Home Cottage
  • Yekyi Yenauk (clear & turbid water) Lake - a spiritual place for local spirit worshipers with full of legends
  • Shwemawdaw Pagoda - the landmark of Pathein
  • Myoma Jetty & Ship Yards
  • Har-la-war (famous traditional sweet dessert) making places
  • Pathein Myoma Market
  • Night Market along Strand Road

    Where to stay in Pathein: Hotels in Pathein

    See also other interesting places located in Ayeyawady Division: >> Chaungtha Beach, Mawtin Zun Pagoda, Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, Ngwesaung Beach, Ngwetaung Beach, Elephant Camp, Thameehla Island

    Arts & Crafts Of Ayeyarwady Division:
    Myanmar Mat, Rattan Wares & Bamboo Hats

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